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Apr 24 , 2014
Accused George Street Stabber Appears in Court
Jake Long is accused of aggravated assault after police say he stabbed a man outside a night club earlier this month.
St. John's Residents Complain of Rat Problem
Ward 2 councillor Jonathan Galgay says he's been getting reports about poorly maintained houses and an abundance of garbage as the snow melts.
NAPE Protests Group Home Privatization
President Carol Furlong says they had a good turnout at a demonstration in front of Susan Sullivan's constituency office in Grand Falls-Windsor over the lunch hour.
Interim CEO Named for Eastern Health
Don Keats will take over May 5th.
Provincial Workplace Injuries at All Time Low
In 2013, 30 fatalities were recorded at workplaces; five from accidents and 25 from occupational illnesses - that compares to 26 workplace fatalities in 2012.
Conciliator Appointed in NLTA Collective Agreement Talks
More talks are scheduled for May 12th to 16th.
St. John's 3rd Best City to Be a Woman
According to a new study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, an Ottawa-based think tank.
Business Confidence Growing: CFIB
31 per cent of businesses expect to hire in the next few months, but that's not quite as strong as their plans a year ago.
Pepsi Centre Vandalized
Corner Brook Mayor Charles Pender says more surveillance and security measures are being contemplated after extensive vandalism was discovered.
Corner Brook Mugger Arrested
Police say an 82-year-old was walking Tuesday just before midnight on Broadway Street near the 86er Pub when she was approached by another woman who stole her purse.
Paramedics Protest at Health Sciences
Paramedics say there are too many "red alerts" in the province.
Gas Prices Soar
Over the last three weeks gas has increased by nine cents a litre.
PC Party Won't Reopen Leadership Race
PC leadership convention co-chair Tommy Williams says the party is following its own rules and on July 5th, Frank Coleman will be sworn in as the new leader.
Opera Company Apologizes and Replaces Billboard
Cheryl Hickman, with Opera on the Avalon, says the ad was meant to be playful, and it was thought to be reflective of past ads.
Emera Finalizes Financing for Maritime Link
The 170 kilometre cable is slated to be operational in late 2017, though Nalcor has warned power could be delayed.
Historic Building Destroyed by Fire in Carbonear
Mayor George Butt Junior says the theatre, opened in 1949, is a historical part of the town that will be missed.
Inmates Charged in HMP Riot that Targeted Accused Murderer
Fourteen of the inmates were brought to provincial court and officially charged yesterday while one man, Nicholas Gardias, has been released and is now wanted on a warrant.
Meeting on Corner Brook Hospital Tonight
A citizen-led action group is hosting the meeting tonight, inviting residents from the Bay St. George area to share their personal stories of having to make long trips for specialized treatment.
Residents Petition MHA about Road Conditions
Protesters in St. Alban's are giving the province a couple of weeks to respond to their petition about the state of the roads in the area before deciding their next step.
Twitter Attributed to Helping in Arrest
A picture of the suspect was circulated by the RNC on Twitter yesterday afternoon.
Consul General of Japan in St. John's
A luncheon with local media is planned this afternoon at Bianca's to discuss his visit.
Stephenville Lands Porter Airlines
Porter will operate one weekly round trip during the months of July and August. Stephenville marks Porter's fourth destination in Atlantic Canada.
DFO Researching Dead Whales off West Coast
The carcasses of nine blue whales killed in ice near Cape Anguille earlier this winter have moved farther north and closer to shore, allowing scientists to collect some tissue samples.
Whale in Biscay Bay not going Anyhere
The whale washed in in relatively good condition after the big April 1st storm, but time and warmer temperatures have already taken their toll.
Post Winter Litter Cleanup Begins in Mount Pearl
Mount Pearl Mayor Randy Simms says it's something that municipalities get used to in this province after a long winter.



 
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